Remembering Seattle's 'Great Ravenna Sinkhole'

A sinkhole that swallowed a Florida man this week is stirring memories of Seattle's 'Great Ravenna Sinkhole' of 1957

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View of the Great Ravenna Sinkhole caused by a sewer break on Nov. 12, 1957 at 16th Ave. NE and Ravenna Blvd. (Seattle Municipal Archives)
Photo by Seattle Municipal Archives
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